Deprivation Statistics for Boscombe West, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Boscombe West, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole,

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Boscombe West, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. We have combined these statitics into an English ward level, as most people are familiar with this geospacial area in their town or city. Here are those 7 marked on a map:

Each area has its own decile score. This is where each LSOA in England is ranked according to the level of deprivation and split into 10 equal groups. A decile score of 1 means the area is in the top 10% of deprived areas, 2 is equal to the top 20% and so forth. To simply these scores and apply them to a ward, we have created the iLiveHere rating. This takes the average decile score of all the LSOAs in a ward and converts that into a rating out of 10, where 1 is the best and 10 is the worst. We have then used to traffic light colour system as an at-a-glance reference. As you scroll down this page, the more red ratings you see, the more deprived Boscombe West is. Indices of Deprivation statistics and are broken down into domains of deprivation or more simply, categories. These category scores are combined using a percentage weighting to give a an LSOA its final indices of deprivation score, decile and rank:

  • Income Deprivation (22.5%)
  • Employment Deprivation (22.5%)
  • Education, Skills and Training Deprivation (13.5%)
  • Health Deprivation and Disability (13.5%)
  • Crime (9.3%)
  • Barriers to Housing and Services (9.3%)
  • Living Environment Deprivation (9.3%)
Below we have split the Living Environment Deprivation category into its sub-categories. We think having individual iLiveHere ratings for Inside Environment and Outside Environment provides a better insight to the housing quality and outside space in Boscombe West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Boscombe West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Boscombe West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Bournemouth 019E 64.869 528/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019D 54.454 1528/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019B 45.125 3033/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019C 39.016 4568/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019F 24.115 11313/32,844 4
Bournemouth 019G 15.999 17949/32,844 6
Bournemouth 016A 11.044 23287/32,844 8

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Income Deprivation in Boscombe West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Boscombe West. The definition of low income the government uses to compile these statistics includes those who are out-of-work (for any reason, not just unemployment) and those that are in work but satisfy the IMD means tests. In the real world, this means they may qualify for means tested benefits such as Universal Credit or legacy benefits such as Working Tax Credits. You should not to assume that this rating is an indicator of overall poverty in this ward.
LSOA Name Income Score Income Rank (England) Income Decile
Bournemouth 019E 0.317 1747/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019D 0.311 1926/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019B 0.22 5505/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019C 0.202 6563/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019F 0.115 14280/32,844 5
Bournemouth 019G 0.097 16834/32,844 6
Bournemouth 016A 0.062 23299/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Boscombe West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Boscombe West who are excluded from the jobs market. These are people who are involuntarily deprived of work. The IMD domains include people who are unemployment, those who are sick or disabled, and carers. Since the government no longer publishes percentage figures for unemployment after the introduction of Universal Credit, his is now the only reliable indictor of joblessness in this ward. The higher the iLiveHere rating, the harder it could be to get work.
LSOA Name Employment Score Employment Rank (England) Employment Decile
Bournemouth 019E 0.294 511/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019D 0.259 1086/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019B 0.181 4201/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019C 0.159 5763/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019F 0.094 13544/32,844 5
Bournemouth 016A 0.061 21223/32,844 7
Bournemouth 019G 0.059 21786/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Boscombe West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Boscombe West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (7909/32,844) in Boscombe West is less than the adult average rank (16881/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bournemouth 019D 47.253 3715/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019E 42.309 4798/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019C 31.272 8079/32,844 3
Bournemouth 019B 31.166 8117/32,844 3
Bournemouth 019F 27.809 9479/32,844 3
Bournemouth 019G 11.483 20437/32,844 7
Bournemouth 016A 6.303 25835/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Boscombe West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is indictor of the risk of dying prematurely or having your quality of life impaired through poor physical or mental health in Boscombe West. The IMD domain measures morbidity, disability and premature mortality. However, it does not take into consideration but personal behaviour or environmental factors that may be predictive of future health problems. See Outdoor Deprivation for depivation that includes environmental factors such as local pullution levels.
LSOA Name Health Score Health Rank (England) Health Decile
Bournemouth 019E 1.823 610/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019D 1.325 2221/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019C 1.284 2437/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019B 1.041 3933/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019F 0.278 11939/32,844 4
Bournemouth 019G 0.146 13779/32,844 5
Bournemouth 016A -0.814 27148/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Boscombe West

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Boscombe West. In policing statistics, this is known as 'street level crime' and includes offences such as robbery, burglary and other personal violent crime.
LSOA Name Crime Score Crime Rank (England) Crime Decile
Bournemouth 019E 1.559 902/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019B 1.206 2207/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019D 1.025 3339/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019C 0.95 3923/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019F 0.939 4034/32,844 2
Bournemouth 016A 0.672 6824/32,844 3
Bournemouth 019G -0.213 19814/32,844 7

There were 341 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Boscombe West in February 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Boscombe West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Boscombe West. I bad rating in an urban area indicates how unaffordable the housing could be. A bad rating in a rural area is an indicator of the absense of local services.
LSOA Name Barriers Score Barriers Rank (England) Barriers Decile
Bournemouth 019D 26.094 10091/32,844 4
Bournemouth 019E 24.665 11467/32,844 4
Bournemouth 019G 24.501 11629/32,844 4
Bournemouth 019B 24.072 12062/32,844 4
Bournemouth 019C 23.006 13202/32,844 5
Bournemouth 019F 22.012 14314/32,844 5
Bournemouth 016A 18.773 18142/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Boscombe West

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Boscombe West. A bad rating in an equally income deprived ward, could be because of poorly maintained rented accomodation. A bad rating in a non income deprived area, could be because the small size of housing in relation to costs.
LSOA Name Inside Score Inside Rank (England) Inside Decile
Bournemouth 019B 1.831 409/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019E 1.615 784/32,844 1
Bournemouth 019C 1.076 3290/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019D 0.868 5006/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019G 0.855 5115/32,844 2
Bournemouth 019F 0.561 8411/32,844 3
Bournemouth 016A -0.059 17408/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Boscombe West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Boscombe West. The IMD domains measure the air quality and the rate of road traffic accidents in each LSOA.
LSOA Name Outside Score Outside (England) Outside Decile
Bournemouth 019F 0.258 11307/32,844 4
Bournemouth 019B 0.183 12371/32,844 4
Bournemouth 016A 0.116 13389/32,844 5
Bournemouth 019D 0.072 14129/32,844 5
Bournemouth 019C 0.033 14760/32,844 5
Bournemouth 019G 0.006 15197/32,844 5
Bournemouth 019E -0.01 15475/32,844 5

Disclaimer: Although every care has been taken to make sure there are no mistakes in the data presented on this page, you should verify these figures with the official data source.

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